Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day— Alice Morse Earle
Joyful Being There quotations
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done.
One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.
There are more fake guides, teachers in the world than stars.
The real guide is the one who makes you see your inner beauty, not the one who wants to be admired and followed.
Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.
To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.
They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.
Be grateful for challenges because... Had there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then [each woman and] man would have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilisation and mental culture.
Everyone may not be good, but there's always something good in everyone.
Never judge anyone shortly because every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
Knowledge is power. If it is not applied properly to create, let there be no doubts, it will destroy.
You always own the option of having no opinion.
There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can't control. These things are not asking to be judged by you. Leave them alone.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it.
For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.
Dare to declare who you are. It is not far from the shores of silence to the boundaries of speech. The path is not long, but the way is deep. You must not only walk there, you must be prepared to leap.
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.
There are not one hundred people in the United States who hate The Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be.
There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.
Love hard when there is love to be had.
Because perfect guys don’t exist, but there’s always one guy that is perfect for you.
If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us, then there would be no meaning.
Every time there are losses, there are choices to be made.
You choose to live your losses as passages to anger, blame, hatred, depression and resentment, or you choose to let these losses be passages to something new, something wider, and deeper.
If I could take your troubles I would toss them into the sea, But all these things I'm finding Are impossible for me. I cannot build a mountain Or catch a rainbow fair, But let me be what I know best, A friend that is always there.
Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it.
Everything is Energy and that is all there is to it.
Match the frequency of the reality you want and you can not help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible.
It is nearly impossible to be here now when you think there is somewhere else to be.
Success is a combination of effort, talent and hard work.
There's got to be hard work and mental toughness. It's not just one thing that gets you there it's an accumulation of things
There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.
There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, Say nothing, and Be nothing.
There's no way around grief and loss: you can dodge all you want, but sooner or later you just have to go into it, through it, and, hopefully, come out the other side. The world you find there will never be the same as the world you left.
One thing that I am sure of, and which I can answer truthfully, is that whatever the contingencies that may arise here, wherever I am there will be no communism.
Man is equal to man. There should not be exploitation. One should help the other. No one should harm anybody. Generally there should be no room for grievance or complaint from anybody. Everyone should live and let others live, with a national spirit.
There must be something rotten in the very core of a social system which increases its wealth without diminishing its misery